I believe just about everyone in the room knows that I’m a coach. I’m a rigorously trained Life Coach. But I typically don’t say that because these Education moments are not about me. They’re about all of us – and how we can become better networkers. Well, today I’m going to bring you something right
First of all, it’s so good to see everybody. I can’t say that the waking up part of my Wednesday’s is always a pleasure, but walking into this communal space, seeing all of the faces, getting the head nods and high fives, having the connected conversations, and of course doing business – it’s all a
As a coach, I love asking people to look “outside the box.” I don’t typically use that actual language because it’s over played. But coming up with the idea that’s new, or different, or outside their comfort zone, holds a lot of possibility because it’s beyond what they already know. So it’s often my jam.
There are three steps to transforming potentially destructive conflict to a conflict in which something new will emerge. These steps have everything to do with you and very little to do with the other person other than how they choose to react. It’s really all about trigger management- managing your own reaction to situations that
What if you only had two minutes to make a lasting impression on a potential client or customer? Whether you’re at an airport bar and they’re about to catch a flight? Or you’re in an elevator and they’ve pushed their floor but you can feel their energy and it’s someone you’d like to work with.
How many people feel you are experts in communication? How many people would like to expand their network? How many of you feel there is always more to learn? The most sure fire way to grow in these areas is to mentor someone else. 71% of fortune 500 companies have mentorship programs, that’s a powerful
The great research professor, speaker and storyteller Brené Brown talks about how we all have a choice – courage or comfort. When it comes to facing our fears, and getting what we really want in our lives and businesses, it’s one or the other. In other words, if you want something beyond what you already
Since the first days humans walked this planet there have been entrepreneurs. This distinguished and relatively small group has been responsible for improving the lives of billions of people over thousands of years. From the creation of the wheel 5,500 years ago to the creation of the world wide web in 1989, entrepreneurs have consistently